Plumbing industry helps primary school repair vandalised ablution facilities

Leading participants in the South African plumbing industry recently responded to a call for assistance from Claremont Primary to repair its vandalised ablution facilities. The initiative was led by Dutton Plastics which, together with the help of the Institute of Plumbing South Africa, mobilised other companies to support this worthy cause. They included Tjeka Training Matters, Aquaffection, Lecico SA, Plumblink, Comap and Oatey. The initiative was initially planned to take place earlier in the year…

Artisanry is an elite profession

Artisanry needs to be promoted as an elite profession if South Africa is going to succeed in developing a large pool of competent skills required to complete construction projects on time and within budget. So says Frans Toua, Chief Executive Officer of Tjeka Training Matters, a leading provider of construction industry training. The company’s comprehensive training programmes include high quality apprenticeship instruction that strives for zero defects on worksites. “Unfortunately, so many young adults still…

Tjeka Training Matters Gauteng team ready to provide quality training in STABILA, fischer and Milwaukee products

Tjeka Training Matters’ facilitators in Gauteng recently received training on the use of the renowned STABILA levelling and positioning tools, fischer fixings and Milwaukee products from Upat SA’s technical team. This will enable Tjeka Training Matters to provide quality training on the use of these cutting-edge products on behalf of Upat SA as part of an innovative partnership between these two leading participants in the South African civil-engineering construction and building industries. Tjeka Training Matters…

Partnership raises plumbing training standards in Fisantekraal

Marley Pipe Systems SA, a leading manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe, fittings and related products, has partnered Tjeka Training Matters’ state-of-the-art Plumbing Training Centre in Fisantekraal, Western Cape. As part of this partnership, Marley Pipe Systems donated products from its comprehensive range to the centre. This is in addition to various informative displays that show learners how to correctly install these products. “Students will have the opportunity to work with among the best fluid-handling…

Tjeka Training Matters and Upat SA partner to promote quality on construction worksites

Tjeka Training Matters has partnered with Upat SA to provide quality training in the use of renowned STABILA levelling and positioning tools, fischer fixings and Milwaukee products. Courses will be provided at Tjeka Training Matters’ various training centres in the country and through its mobile units by facilitators who are skilled and experienced in the use of Upat SA’s products. Frans Toua, Chief Executive Officer of Tjeka Training Matters, says, “Upat SA’s STABILA, fischer fixings…

Leadership Academy establishes the benchmark in construction training.

Tjeka Training Matters’ Leadership Academy has helped to establish the benchmark in the training of construction leaders who are able to do the job right the first time. Among the academy’s many milestone projects was its participation in a large training drive undertaken by Basil Read to reduce mistakes and improve productivity on the worksites of the four company divisions at the time. They included Mining, Building, Civils and Roads. The programme helped establish very…

State-of-the-art construction training centre  in Randfontein helps create jobs and opportunities for the self-employed

Thousands of people have acquired various building and civil-engineering construction skills at Tjeka Training Matters’ state-of-the-art training centre in Randfontein, Gauteng, since it commenced operations in 2012. They include employees of some of the country’s foremost contractors, participants in the building and civil-engineering construction supply chains and government bodies tasked with delivering critical service delivery infrastructure. This is in addition to the many individuals who have launched their careers in the construction industry by enrolling…

Tjeka Training Matters and Gabion Baskets partner

  Gabion Baskets has partnered Tjeka Training Matters, a leading construction training specialist, to provide practical instruction in the installation of its quality products. Customers will receive a certificate of competency from the training provider once they have completed five days of accredited training. This partnership between two leaders in their respective fields aims to raise the standards of gabion structure installations in the country. “A well designed and built gabion structure should have a…

Siyabonga Dilimeni appointed as Director of Business Development

Siyabonga (Siya) Dilimeni has been appointed Director of Business Development of Tjeka Training Matters, a leading provider of training to the civil-engineering construction and building industries. Dilimeni is also a Director of the Limsa-Tjeka Joint Venture. This partnership between Limsa Training Institute and Tjeka Training Matters is providing extensive training to the large team that is building the iconic Msikaba bridge near Lusisiki in the Eastern Cape on behalf of the South African National Roads…

Structured training for zero defects

Master Builders Association North and Tjeka Training Matters have partnered to provide structured training to the South African building industry. Tjeka Training Matters is a registered private technical and vocational education and training college that is accredited by the Construction Education Training Authority. It has a 20-year-long track record providing high quality construction training throughout southern Africa. The partnership will initially offer short 20-day technical skills training courses in the building trades. They include bricklaying,…